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My disciples call me MANU MASTER!

Varsha Ramachandran shares details of Virtual Bharat’s recent film on the remarkable artiste Manu Master

3 mins read
CULTURAMA
October 2020

BATTING FOR TRIUMPH

One of the enduring names in the Indian cricket team for over 16 years, Dinesh Karthik has proved his worth not just as a senior player but also as the captain for three years of one of the celebrated Indian Premier League (IPL) teams, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Meera J Pillai caught up with the humble and diligent KKR captain for an exclusive interview about being an Indian cricketer and the IPL

4 mins read
CULTURAMA
October 2020

Remembering the MAHATMA

On October 2, India observes Gandhi Jayanthi, the birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Known primarily for his non-violent form of protest, the honorific 'Mahatma', first given to him in 1914 in South Africa, is now used worldwide. In remembrance of his invaluable contributions to India's Independence, Culturama looks at some key events in his life.

3 mins read
CULTURAMA
October 2020

SMS

Short cultural snippets for an easily digestible India

3 mins read
CULTURAMA
October 2020

Around the world in 5

It is World Food Day on October 16, and Divya Ramesh looks at some of the most exclusive and exorbitantly priced meals from around the world.

2 mins read
CULTURAMA
October 2020

A TRUE GLOBAL CITIZEN

During the Democratic National Convention in the United States when Democratic Party candidate for Vice President, Kamala D. Harris, thanked her ‘chittis’ (aunts) in her speech, Indians around the world went into a frenzy. She has proudly embraced her diverse background by uplifting her Indian as well as her American heritage. It is her birthday on October 20, and Team Culturama is celebrating this remarkable Global Citizen and her Indian connection

1 min read
CULTURAMA
October 2020

Build Your Immunity

Immunity has become one of the more commonly used words around the world since the start of the pandemic. Jennifer Thomas shares ways people can make themselves healthier

2 mins read
CULTURAMA
October 2020

123… The Happiest Man

Varsha Ramachandran shares about Virtual Bharat’s latest video that is taking YouTube by storm with the story of Swami Sivananda, a 123- year-old man

2 mins read
CULTURAMA
September 2020

Around the world in 5

In India, fair skin is considered beautiful. While jewels are valued, simple accessories such as flowers in the hair, bindi on the forehead and henna designs on the palms and feet contribute further to enhance one’s beauty. Let’s look at what is considered beautiful in other parts of the world

1 min read
CULTURAMA
September 2020

LEARNING AND EMBRACING INDIA

Being a regular visitor, Sharon Sivalenka from the United States, President of the Overseas Women of Chennai Club, believes that her journey here over the years has been evolving and she has learnt to adapt to the challenges and embrace the uniqueness of India

4 mins read
CULTURAMA
September 2020

Mark of a LEADER

What does a person need to take charge and lead effectively? How are some people able to command respect so effortlessly? We look at five Indian movers and shakers from different industries, and the top qualities they bring to the table

8 mins read
CULTURAMA
September 2020

Rooted in faith

Indian culture strongly emphasises the principle of harmony, especially between natural and man – a principle highlighted by the importance given to different trees in mythology and religious traditions

7 mins read
CULTURAMA
September 2020

Royal TREAT

A highlight of the harvest festival of Onam in Kerala is the ‘sadya’ or feast – an 18-dish meal that brings together varied colours, textures and flavours in a feast that is fit for a king

3 mins read
CULTURAMA
September 2020

TWO PATHS TO ENLIGHTMENT

Eknath Easwaran explains two ways to lead a life that is spirituality fulfilling and gives you the freedom you deserve

4 mins read
CULTURAMA
September 2020

Young entrepreneur with a purpose

With his excellent ventures in promoting local farmers and fresh produce, Sanjay Dasari, Co-Founder at WayCool Foods, is taking the business by storm at a young age. Team Culturama catches up with the entrepreneur about his successful business with SunnyBee and other future plans

7 mins read
CULTURAMA
September 2020

Teaching Leaders What To Stop

Do you begin every sentence with a no, but or however? Marshall Goldsmith explains how to avoid a hostile conversation

2 mins read
CULTURAMA
September 2020

5 Ways to Damage Control Your Diet

When following a diet, it is possible to lose track and give up on your end goal. Jen Thomas shares the best ways to get your diet in control.

3 mins read
CULTURAMA
September 2020

Festivities in the air

Festivals have been bringing people together for centuries. They bring in positive values and a certain zest that helps build a better and blissful society. Festivals in India have always had a certain flair and spirit that make it all the more exciting and fun. Divya Ramesh takes a look at some of the exciting festival line-up this August

2 mins read
CULTURAMA
August 2020

28 States, 1 Nation

As India readies to observe its 73rd Independence Day, Team Culturama celebrates the rich diversity, heritage, culture and history of the country spread across its 28 states and 9 Union Territories.

10+ mins read
CULTURAMA
August 2020

9 Union Territories

9 Union Territories

4 mins read
CULTURAMA
August 2020

The Power-packed Trio

Sonia Hays caught up with the remarkable business leaders Schauna, Alisha and Nadia Chauhan, CEO, Director, and Joint MD, respectively, of Parle Argo for a friendly chat on family, work and being in positions of influence

5 mins read
CULTURAMA
July 2020

STRENGTH IN THE STORM

It is important to have a steady and peaceful mind when you are dealing with turbulent times. Eknath Easwaran shares the power of the mantram

3 mins read
CULTURAMA
July 2020

Stay home, Stay Fit

Fitness Guru Jen Thomas shares tips on how to create a ‘home gym’

2 mins read
CULTURAMA
July 2020

Madiba's Indian connection

Lovingly called as Madiba, Nobel laureate Nelson Mandela is one of the more significant leaders to shape the world. It is International Nelson Mandela Day on July 18 and Team Culturama takes a look at his special relationship with India

2 mins read
CULTURAMA
July 2020

Framing ‘Bharat' for the world

Team Culturama catches up with the incredible film-maker and influencer Bharat Bala on ‘Virtual Bharat’, his visual extravaganza in the social media platform, and his experiences while creating this one-of-a-kind destination to learn everything unique about India

4 mins read
CULTURAMA
July 2020

Listen, stop and move forward

This is one of the hardest habits for you to diagnose yourself – listen to those around you to gauge your guilt. Marshall Goldsmith pens down ways leaders can stop making destructive comments

2 mins read
CULTURAMA
July 2020

Dark and Light side of the MOON

Team Culturama takes a short trip to the Moon and back, to share some interesting facts about the solar and lunar eclipse

1 min read
CULTURAMA
July 2020

Around the world in 5

There are several exciting things about the summer, but the best is probably the sight of delicious dripping ice cream! Team Culturama takes a look at some of the more interesting ice creams from across the globe

2 mins read
CULTURAMA
July 2020

Teaching Children What Counts

Parenting is not just about teaching children academics or how to behave but also to help them with tools that will prepare them better for their future. Antara Pandit explores the ways parents can help children understand finances

4 mins read
CULTURAMA
June 2020

Education moves beyond classrooms

Madhura Visweswaran, Co-Founder of the Redwood Montessori School Llp, and the Redwood Foundation shares insights into the changing educational landscape

3 mins read
CULTURAMA
June 2020

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